Luxury cottages for the discerning holidaymaker

The Good Cottage Guide showcases the finest collection of luxury cottages to rent in the UK. In partnership with some of the leading holiday cottage agencies, both national and regional, our experienced team have handpicked only the premier quality cottages for your consideration.


Large luxury cottages to rent

Many groups, whether families or friends, are opting for large luxury cottages rather than the more conventional choice of a hotel or a couple of holiday homes for a short break or longer stay together. Finding large luxury cottages to rent together, whether for a birthday, anniversary, a festive break at Christmas and New Year, or just spending quality time together, can make these occasions truly memorable. Click here

5 Star luxury cottages

Our selection of 5 star luxury cottages is top-notch. These first-class properties offer an exceptional level of quality with luxurious decor, fixtures and fittings, as well as an outstanding range of accessories and personal touches. When we say 5 star we mean it literally. The Good Cottage Guide only features the best 4 and five 5 luxury cottages as rated by independent assessors from the national tourist boards, or occasionally by the cottage agencies themselves. Five stars is the highest quality rating and therefore our 5 Star luxury cottages are the best of the best. You can expect the Wow Factor when you enter one of these outstanding holiday homes for your short break or longer stay, and we’re sure you won’t be disappointed. Click here

Luxury coastal cottages

As an island nation, surrounded by seas and ocean, it comes as no surprise that many people are drawn to our beautiful coastline. A seaside holiday is a great British tradition and it is easy to see why luxury cottages by the sea are so popular. In complete contrast some of our luxury coastal cottages can be found along stretches of dramatic, wild coastline where you can enjoy bracing walks on the beach or over a headland. Click here
Featured cottages
Lane Cottage, luxury cottage in Llandrindod Wells, Mid Wales Check availability Lane Cottage, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sleeps 10 * 5 Bedroom(s) * 4 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £5511096 per week * Ref: GCG5085
Pets allowed: Yes * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 4

Stylishly renovated, spacious and well-equipped, Lane Cottage enjoys panoramic views and a secluded rural setting. Nearby is the Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells (2.5 miles), fishing in the Elan Valley, Rhayader’s spectacular Red Kite (daily) feeding station and Hay on Wye....
Wysteria Cottage Pembury Check availability Wysteria Cottage, Pembury, Kent
Sleeps 4 * 2 Bedroom(s) * 1 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £390762 per week * Ref: GCG5770
Pets allowed: No * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 4

Wysteria Cottage is a pretty converted coach house in the grounds of the owners’ Georgian house, with its own small garden. It is an excellent holiday retreat in village of Pembury in the Weald of Kent, and less than three miles from the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells....
Moles Acre, luxury cottage in Loddon, Norfolk Check availability Moles Acre, Loddon, Norfolk
Sleeps 10 * 5 Bedroom(s) * 3 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £7571680 per week * Ref: GCG5121
Pets allowed: Yes * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 4

This elegant and very spacious property with large landscaped gardens is tucked down a quiet country lane in the Broadland village of Loddon. Moles Acre sits just a short walk from the heart of this thriving riverside village in the southern Broads National park. A wealth of attractions lie within e...
Breaches Barn Check availability Breaches Barn, Rockbourne, Hampshire
Sleeps 7 * 3 Bedroom(s) * 3 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £10021896 per week * Ref: GCG6119
Pets allowed: Yes * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 5

Breaches Barn is situated on West Park Farm, part of a working beef and arable farm close to the pretty village of Rockbourne near Fordingbridge. You are welcome to explore the farm, which has a large pond and a bluebell wood. Occasionally you may be able to help the owner on the farm. There is a ha...
Lower Dairy Barn, sleeps 5 Check availability Lower Dairy Barn, Littlehampton, Sussex
Sleeps 5 * 2 Bedroom(s) * 2 Bathroom(s)
Price guide: £506824 per week * Ref: GCG5028
Pets allowed: No * Short breaks available: Yes * Star rating: 5

Lower Dairy Barn is a spacious eco-friendly holiday home with superb uninterrupted views over fields to the sea beyond. It lies along an unmade lane, with public footpaths meandering through fields or woodland, leading to a Site of Special Scientific Interest, sand dunes and unspoilt beach just west...